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American Silversmiths

Parsons Clapp
(1772-1855)
Phoebe Wells
(1777-1853)
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Benjamin Winthrop Clapp
(1811-1869)

 

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Mary Ballard Hills

Benjamin Winthrop Clapp

  • Born: 6 Oct 1811, Granby MA
  • Marriage: Mary Ballard Hills on 16 May 1836 in New York City NY
  • Died: 19 Dec 1869, New York City NY

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked before 1835 as a silversmith and jeweler in New York City NY as an apprentice and journeyman in the shop of PALMER & CLAPP.
  • He worked from 1835 to 1860 as a silversmith and jeweler in New York City NY first from a shop at 76 John Street, then 4 Little Green Street (1836) and, by 1859, at 24 Maiden Lane. 18
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at New York City NY, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Harrison NJ, listed as a jeweler.

Benjamin married Mary Ballard Hills on 16 May 1836 in New York City NY. (Mary Ballard Hills was born on 1 May 1815 in Hartford CT and died on 23 Dec 1883.)




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